Meenakshi Sundareswarar – An Amazing Temple!

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple or Meenakshi Amman Temple is situated in the heavenly city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is committed to Lord Shiva (as Sundareswarar or Beautiful Lord) and his associate, Goddess Parvati (as Meenakshi ). The intricate houses 14 glorious Gopurams or towers including two brilliant Gopurams for the fundamental divinities that are extravagantly molded and painted.


The Pandya lord of Madurai was childless and the divine beings favored him with a little girl who was conceived from a pit of flame. She had three bosoms, and it was anticipated that the additional bosom would vanish that day when she met man deserving of being her significant other. She was brought as up in the regal expressions and sciences, and she succeeded her dad and afterward chose to go on the success of the world.  Where she met to Lord Shiva saw into their eyes then, Meenakshi acknowledged that she was Parvati reborn. Her additional bosom vanished, and she took the recluse god, presently named Sundareshwara, which means excellent ruler, to her city of Madurai to be her better half and associate.

The present sanctuary standing today was worked in the seventeenth century A.D. by the Nayak rulers. The sanctuary is a sublime case of model and wonderful design. This intriguing sanctuary was redesigned by different rulers, including snaked passageways and overwhelming models. As per the legend of this sanctuary, the marriage of the goddess Meenakshi to Shiva really occurred in Madurai is still commended each late spring with extraordinary energy and joy.

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